E-health and M-health in Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges

Abstract

This report presents a snapshot of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) are influencing health system development in Bangladesh. Section 2 presents background information on the health system in Bangladesh and on the spreading use of ICTs in that country, Section 3 provides more detail on e-health and m-health initiatives, Section 4 presents preliminary findings of a scoping study of health information-seeking behaviour in Bangladesh and Section 5 outlines emerging conclusions about ways forward.

Citation

Ahmed, T.; Bloom, G.; Mohammad Iqbal; Lucas, H.; Rasheed, S.; Waldman, L.; Azfar Sadun Khan; Islam, R.; Bhuiya, A. E-health and M-health in Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges. IDS, Brighton, UK (2014) 23 pp. [IDS Evidence Report No. 60]

E-health and M-health in Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges

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